Orange & Clove Pomanders
Orange and Clove Pomanders are so pretty and they smell great! See how to make this classic Christmas decoration.
What I love most about these Orange and Clove Pomanders is that they look nice when they’re freshly made, but they also look great after they’ve air dried. And they’re inexpensive to make, and SO easy to put together! Chances are you have all the materials in your home already.
Aren’t they so pretty?! And they smell amazing…citrus and cloves smells like nostalgia. You’ve got to love an easy, pretty and festive holiday decoration! Love it!
Mmmm, they smell so yummy!
What you need:
- oranges: regular navel oranges are my favourite, but feel free to use what you like. And they don’t have to be perfect, if you have some oranges sitting around that no one is eating, use those…they’re going to dry up anyway.
- dried cloves
- pretty ribbon (if you like)
How to Make Orange and Clove Pomanders:
- I like the look of the pomanders wrapped in ribbon, but if you wish, you can leave it off. First I wrapped the oranges in the ribbon, then I tied them up with a bow.
- Add the cloves at evenly spaced intervals around the orange. I started out by pushing the cloves right into the orange, but found it a little difficult. So then I decided to use a toothpick to make a hole first, then I pushed in the cloves.
- Done. Yes that’s it.
So pretty! Simple. Inexpensive. Gorgeous. And so festive!
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Absolutely gorgeous and smells soooo good!!! thank you for sharing! : )
Love these! I remember making them in school 🙂
Gorgeousness!! love the bright colour, the ribbons, your photos!! love!
I made a pom pom garland. I bought an assortment of red, green and white pom poms and strung them along a thread. That’s it!!! And I love it
Aw- thanks for the shoutout:) Yours look great! I didn’t realize it was a ‘thing’! who knew! i think it’s a really cool idea;)
Those are SO cute! I love them!
How creative an great use to daily ingredients to make them so pretty. I bet they smell wonderful as well.
Yep now you’ve reminded me some of these are on the adgenda for the weekend i think and i must remember a tooth pick this time as the last time i tried like you i pushed and it hurts after a while 🙂
Can’t wait to make a few of these! They smell so good.
These look so cute. Thanks for sharing. This is my type of project. Simple and cute. I would love it if you could link this up to our linky party going on right now.
Love them! I bet those smell amazing! If you have time, I’d love for you to share with my readers: http: http://www.momontimeout.com/2011/11/taking-timeout-thursday-no-6.html
Have a great weekend!
I hadn’t thought of these in years! My mom made these for around the house every so often when I was growing up. (Yours look so much cuter though!) Have a fabulous afternoon!
I got this idea after reading your post, and decided to see if anyone one else had already done it. Why not make a pretty, aromatic candle holder to match you’re lovely decorations?
These looks great. I could imagine how great these smell!
When you get a chance – love for you to link up to my “Made by ME” linky party: http://www.jaqsstudio.com/2011/12/made-by-me-9-linky-party-and-features.html
I used to make these as a child. I still remember the numb fingers from handling the cloves for long periods of time. They smell so wonderful! Thanks for sharing this little piece of nostalgia. Yours are very pretty 🙂
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Oh, I love these! I totally forgot about them…my friend made me one about 5 years ago and it smelled soooo fabulous! I have some cloves; I just may have to whip up a few! I would be thrilled if you’d link this to my party, going on now!
I love these! Would you please link them up with the Christmas party I’m co-hosting with 17 other blogs? http://ejoym.blogspot.com/2011/12/creating-christmas-linky-party.html